The Department of Language and Communication grants the Master of Arts degree in English with a concentration in literature. The literature concentration provides students with exposure to a full range of courses addressing the British and American literary traditions, with a particular emphasis on genre and period courses.
In addition to the core course requirements, graduate students in the Literature concentration complete a seminar course focusing on a major literary figure. Major author courses presently include:
Specialized courses in regional literature, film studies, and critical theory are also offered frequently.